§ 31-23-9. Penalty.


Title 31. HEALTH

Chapter 23. EYE BANKS

Current through 2019 Chapter 321

§ 31-23-9. Penalty

(a) It shall be unlawful:
(1) For any person to sell either his eyes or any parts thereof or the eyes or any parts thereof of another person or to receive any remuneration for the giving of a human eye or any part thereof;
(2) For the person or persons operating and maintaining any eye bank to sell any donated eye or donated part thereof or knowingly to extract, remove, or take possession of any human eye or part thereof for which any person received compensation or remuneration; or
(3) For any person or persons to establish or operate any eye bank without approval of the department or otherwise not in accordance with this chapter.
(b) Any person who violates any provision of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Cite as OCGA § 31-23-9